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Re: CRLF requirement

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:34:20 +0200
Message-ID: <53B14B3C.3020904@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 2014-06-30 13:23, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> Why does https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7230 still require CRLF while
> most implementations handle either CR or LF fine? As far as I can tell

Assuming that the statement above is true: because there are some 
existing implementations that require CRLF and which would be broken by 
just sending CR or LF.

This would be a non-backwards-compatible change.

> ...

Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 30 June 2014 11:34:56 UTC

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